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Galveston Storm of 1900: America’s Deadliest — and Most Forgotten — Tragedy

Posted on · 115 years ago today, the Galveston Storm of 1900 hit, killing thousands and all but obliterating the city of Galveston. By today’s standards, the storm would’ve been a Category 4 hurricane, with estimated winds of 145 miles per hour at landfall. It was the deadliest natural disaster in U.S. history, with estimates of anywhere from 6,000 to […]

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Adrian Garcia Mayoral Candidate Interview: Tuesday’s Show (September 8, 2015)

Posted on · On Tuesdays through Sept. 22, 2015, we offer you a chance to speak directly with the major candidates running to be the next mayor of the City of Houston. We continue on this edition with former Harris County Sheriff Adrian Garcia. He spent 23 years as an officer in the Houston Police Department before being tapped to serve […]